ISG to Share Vision For Optimizing IT at 2015 TBM Conference

ISG sponsoring, presenting at G2000 event focused on 'the business of IT';

Firm brings new insights into how TBM forges tighter relationships between business and IT, drives more value from IT investments

Company Release - 10/8/2015 10:00 AM ET

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, will be a prominent voice at this year's Technology Business Management (TBM) Conference, October 26-29 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, taking the stage as both a sponsor and presenter on key issues related to managing the business of information technology and driving maximum value from IT investments.

As one of the principal sponsors of the conference, ISG will present the "CFO of IT Excellence Award" during a Tuesday evening gala at Chicago'sField Museum of Natural History. Todd Lavieri, president of ISG Americas, Australia and New Zealand, will make the presentation.

ISG also is co-hosting the TBM Workgroup Summit on Monday, October 26, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Steve Hall, partner, Emerging Technologies for ISG, will kick off Monday's summit, and also serve as moderator of Wednesday's panel discussion, "Defining and Building Your Own CFO of IT Competency Model." Additionally, ISG will sponsor three TBM workshops at the Workgroup Summit: "CFO of IT," led by Nigel Hughes, ISG partner, and "Technology Infrastructure Efficiency" and "Benchmarking Insights Along the TBM Journey," both led by Alex-Paul Manders, TBM practice lead for ISG Americas.

This year's conference features speakers from leading companies, and hands-on sessions that delve deeply into topics most relevant to today's business and IT executives. The participants will explore the most important aspects of Technology Business Management, including optimizing IT costs and investments, improving planning, transforming the IT operating model, and establishing closer relationships and better communications between IT and the business.

"Clients continue to search for ways to optimize all their IT costs, while keeping their data safe as they move faster into digitization, automation, and meaningful analytics," said Lavieri.  "At this year's TBM Conference, we welcome the opportunity to share our insights and best practices on how TBM can help companies better align IT and the business and bridge any gaps within their organizations. It's all about measuring the true cost of IT and driving maximum value from those IT investments."

Lavieri this year was named to the newly formed Commission on IT Cost Opportunity, Strategy and Transparency (IT COST), an initiative of the TBM Council created to help the federal government manage the true cost of its information technology investments using TBM standards and methodology.

ISG's extensive presence at the 2015 TBM Conference also includes hosting the Welcome Reception on Monday evening.  In addition, ISG will be present in the exhibit area, and participants are invited to stop by the ISG booth to learn more about how ISG Analytics can help drive a deeper understanding of the true cost of IT, and how to increase the value and ROI of IT investments.

ISG has taken a strong leadership role with the TBM Council and has been active in sharing original insights on the subject of TBM, most recently in such publications as Pitchbook and Tech Forward. Through its partnership with Apptio, a leading provider of cloud-based TBM software, ISG delivers a powerful combination of SaaS applications with ISG's significant body of data, operational insights and strategic consulting to help clients gain a better understanding of their IT spending, become more strategic and forge a deeper relationship between IT and business.

The TBM conference is hosted by the TBM Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and promoting best practices for managing the business of IT. More details about this year's event can be found on the event website.

About Information Services Group
Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, serving more than 500 clients around the world to help them achieve operational excellence. ISG supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services, with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning. Clients look to ISG for unique insights and innovative solutions for leveraging technology, the deepest data source in the industry, and more than five decades of experience and global leadership in information and advisory services. Based in Stamford, Conn., the company has more than 900 employees and operates in 21 countries.

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